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PERSONAL NAMES INDEX – major people in the letters are bolded.
(Numbers refer to Letter numbers, not page numbers.) 

Abbot, Mr. - #22  (a young man who was hung in Elmira)  For more,
    see Appendix
Ackley, Mr. - #27 
Atwood, Miss - #17, 19  (Stevensville teacher) 
Avis, Mr. – in Franks’ Diary, Nov 3, 1882 
Babcock, Ben - #19  (Eva’s student) 
Bailette, Miss - #23  (hat maker) 
Barnetson, Mr. - #40 
Barnetson, Mrs. - #40 
Becker, Frank - #10, 11 
Beecher, [Thomas K.] – See Beecher’s Church in the Subject Index under
     Churches 
Bender, Joe - #10 
Bender, Sarah E. (death) - #10, 11, 12, 13, 34 
Blakslee - #37 
Bradshaw - #5 (boys), 37 (Mr.) 
Briggs, Adella B.  (Eva’s Mother, also spelled Adelia) – mentioned in many letters 
Briggs, Eva E. – one of the main letter writers so in most letters!  See
    pictures #1, #2, engagement ring, and tombstone.  Also see Epilogue
Briggs, Cora L.  (Eva’s sister)  See Cora Grant 
Briggs, Fred - #34  (probably Eva’s uncle, not her brother Frederick Edson) 
Briggs, Harmon - #34, 41 (Eva’s Grandfather) (Her “Grandmother” mentioned in
    #34 was really Eva’s “step” grandmother, Harmon’s second wife.) 
Briggs, Mary E. - #14b  (Eva’s Sister) 
Briggs, Newell B. (Eva’s Father) - #10, 12, 15, 16, 18 
Briggs, Percy - #7, 13  (Eva’s Brother) 
Brown, Elvira R. (“Vira”) - #5, 10 
Butles, Miss - #17 (Stevensville teacher) 
Burrows, Arthur B.  (A.B. / Arthur) - #10, 24 
Burrows, Joshua - #10  (William and Arthur’s father) 
Burrows William C.  (W.C. / Will) - #24, 25, 27, 28, 30, 35 
    (Probably married to Ida) 
Camp, Halie (Miss) - #13, 14, 14b 
Canfield, Miss - #24  (marriage – became Mrs. Van Gilder) 
Carlan, Monroe - #5 (about his death)  (also spelled Carlin) 
Chafee, Murt - #26  (more frequently spelled Chaffee) 
Clapper, Elmer - #12 
Clapper, Mr. - #15  (Singing Instructor)  (may be the same as Elmer Clapper) 
Cleaveland, Miss - #10 
Clink, Mr. - #21 
Clink, Mrs. (the “old” Mrs. Clink) - #10 (funeral) 
Clink, Mrs. (the “younger” Mrs. Clink) - #40 
Cobb, Charlie - #40 
Cogswel, H. E. - #18  (probably Dr. Hamlin Elisha Cogswell) 
Cooper, Ida - #37  (marrying Harvey Stevens) 
Crandall, Charles - 37 
Crandall, Frank - #15 
Dan  (the horse) - #27, 28 
Dolittles / Doolittles - #5 
Dowricks, Mr. - #25B 
Eastabrook, Clara - See Stevens, Clara Belle 
Eastabrook, Edward Jesse - (Frank’s Father) – mentioned in many letters.
    See picture.  Also see Epilogue
Eastabrook, Emeline (born Potter) - (Frank’s Mother) – mentioned in most
    letters.   See picture.  Also see Epilogue
Eastabrook, Frank Edward Potter – one of the main letter writers so in
    most letters!   See picture.  Also see Epilogue
Eastabrook, Fred Tyler - #5, 8, 9, 12, 14, 18, 19, 22, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 32,
    33, 35, 36, 39  (husband of Sarah A. Eastabrook & Frank’s older brother)
    See picture.  Also see Epilogue
Eastabrook, Katie - #5, 8, 12, 13, 15, 22, 27, 34  (Frank’s younger sister) 
Eastabrook, “Mart” (Martin Nucomb) - #4, 5, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 14b,
    16, 19, 23, 24, 25, 25B, 26, 27, 28, 30, 31, 32, 34, 35, 36, 37, 39)
    (Frank’s younger brother)   See picture.  Also see Epilogue
Eastabrook, Sara A. (born Stevens) - #3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12, 13, 14, 14b, 15,
    18, 19, 20, 22, 26, 27, 33, 35, 36, 38, 39  (wife of Fred T. Stevens -- also

spelled Sarah)   See picture.  Also see Epilogue
Eastabrook, W. N. - #36  (written on the mistakenly delivered envelope!) 
Emerson, Prof.  - #28 
Estace, Mr. - #19 
F., Miss  (See Foulsom, Miss) 
F., Mr. - #5 
Ford, (“Young”) - #19  (Eva’s student) 
Foulsom, Miss - #38, 39  (probably the same as “Miss F.”) 
Fowler, Clara - #10  (may be Clara B. Fowler) 
Fowler, Ed (nicknamed “Fowler”) - #5, 8, 40 
George (the horse) - #19 
Gidings, Miss - #38, 39  (an Elmira College student) 
Goodwin, Ed - #40 
Goodwin, Lewis - #19 
Goodwin, Mrs. - #40 
Granger, Mr. - #34 
Grant, Cora L. (born Briggs) (married to James) - #4, 7, 9, 10, 17, 19, 23, 34,
    37, 40   Also see Epilogue
Grant, James - #3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 22, 34, 37, 38, 39, 40
    & in Franks’ Diary,  Mar 19, 1882.  Also see Epilogue
Grant, Mame (Mary) - #17, 34, 38  (also see Mame and Mamie) 
Grant, Mr. - #5 (possibly the same as James Grant above), 26 
Grant, Mrs. Will - #10 
Grant, Raymond / Ray (son of Cora & James) - #4, 7, 16, 17, 19, 34, 36, 37 
    Also see Epilogue
Grant, Winifred (“Winnie” – i.e. “the baby”) - #34 
Gregory, Millie - #3 
H., Matte - #8 
H., Miss - #15  (may be the same as Hillibrant) 
Hamlin, Charley - #8 
Hartwell, Dan - #19  (a student) 
Hartwell, Mrs. - #40  (near death) 
Hedges, Mr. - #26 
Hillibrant, Mr. (also called Mr. H. or Mr. Hillibrand) - #3, 7, 11, 18, 30, 32, 36 
Hillibrant, Mrs. (also called Mrs. H. or Mrs. Hillibrand)  #11, 25, 25B, 26, 32 
Hillis, Jesse - #15 
Hoffman, Charles - #3  (probably Charles M. Hoffman) 
Horton, Mary - #40 
Ingham, Mr. - #3 
Jones, Montie (see “Mont.” below) 
Keeler, Mamie - #10, 13, 15, 17, 19, 23, 31  (a friend or relative of Eva’s.  She
    appears to live in Camptown)  (note – I am 90% sure that ‘Mamie’ is Mamie
    Keeler. – Ed.) 
Keeler, Mary - #4, 40 (May be the same as Mrs. Keeler.) (This could be
    Mary E. Briggs Keeler, later Jones - Eva’s sister.) 
Keeler, Mr. - #10, 13, 17, 19, 30, 34, 37, 40  (Director of the Stevensville
    School & father of Mamie & Mary – the same person?) 
Keeler, Mrs. - #14b 
Keeler, Percy  (see Percy below) 
Keeney, David - #34, 37 
Kit  (the horse) - #16 
Knapp, Dr. - #37 
Knapp, Mrs. - #37 
LaMent, Anna - #8, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 19, 27, 32, 34, 39  (Mart’s most
    serious girlfriend) 
Lewis, Arthur - #27 
Lewis Family - in Franks’ Diary, March 1882 
Lyons, John - #10, 36  (possibly John W. Lyon of Tuscarora, PA) 
     (also see “John” below) 
McCumber, Mr. - #10 
McDowell, Mr. (teacher) - #9, 11 
McD[o?]nell - #26 
McKain, Mr. - #27 
Palmer boys - #10 
Palmer, LaFayette - #40 
Penny, Etta? - #12 
Pierce, Fay - #26 
Place?, Ed? - #10 
Potter, Denison - #36  (Frank’s Uncle “Den”) 
Potter, Eleazer C. - #24, 25  (Frank’s Uncle “Lizar”) 
Putney, Mr. - #38  (a teacher) 
Rockwell, Dr. - #40  (probably Elmer A.) 
Rockwell, Elmer A.  (See Dr. Rockwell) 
Rockwell, Mrs. - #10, 40 
Rogers, Mr. - #31, 40 
R?yon, Mr. - #6 
S., Mrs. - #39  (Mrs. Smith?) 
Scofield, Mrs. - #25B 
Shafer, Albert - #13 
Sharrer, George - #12  (probably George A. Sharer) 
Sharrar, Mrs. - #5  (possibly Maggie L. Sharer) 
Sias(?), Olmstead - #8, 14 
Smith, Mr. - #16, 30  (possibly Frederick Smith, A. J. Warner’s partner) 
    Also See Smith’s 
Smith, Mrs. - #16 
Smith’s - #3, 6, 9, 32 
Springer’s House - #37  (Eva and Frank’s future home?) 
Stevens, Angie - #5, 8, 10, 27, 32 
Stevens, Arthur - #12 
Stevens, Clara Belle (born Eastabrook) - #5, 13, 14b, 15, 17, 19, 22, 25B,
    28, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 36, 37, 38, 39 & in Franks’ Diary, Mar 20, 1882
    (Clara is Franks’ sister and is married to Elmore Stevens)  See picture.
Stevens, Ella May - #22  (Franks’ future wife)  (also see Ella below!)  Also
    see Epilogue
Stevens, Elmore F. - #13, 24, 25, 27, 31, 34, 36, 37, 38  (also spelled Elmer -
    husband of Clara B. Eastabrook & Frank’s brother-in-law)  See picture
Stevens, Fenton D. - #8, 13, 19, 22, 25, 35, 36, 37, 39, 41   Also see
    Epilogue
Stevens, Freddie (or Fred) Edward - #5, 28, 39  (Frank’s nephew – one of
    Clara’s sons) 
Stevens, Harvey - #37  (to marry Ida Cooper) 
Stevens, H. H. - #18, 20, 22, 28  (Hartley Stevens, Sarah and Fenton’s father) 
    (also see “Harry” below) 
Stevens, Mr. - #26, 34, 35, 38  (probably H. H. Stevens) 
[Stevens], Mrs. “Hartlie” - #41  (born Mary _____, called Mrs. Hartley Stevens) 
Stevens, Regis - #5, 8, 12  (full name was Salmon Regis Stevens) (2nd cousin to 
    Elmore Stevens) 
Stevens, Spence - #25 
Stevens, Walter (B.) - #28, 39  (Frank’s nephew – one of Clara’s sons) 
Sullivan, Miss - #39  (an Elmira College student) 
Thomas, Mr. - #5, 7, 19 
Thomas, Mrs. - #5 
Tukesbury, Miss  - #4  (more often spelled Tewksbury – May be E. Dora) 
Tyrrel, Mrs. - #25B 
Van Gilder, Mrs. Ed  (formerly Miss Canfield) 
Van Gilder, Ed - #23, 24, 25  (all about his marriage) 
Walker, Will - #12 
Warner, Miss - #26 
Warner, Mr. (Augustus J. - Founder & Director of Warner’s Commercial College
    / Elmira Business College / Institute) - #3, 6, 20, 25B, 26, 40, 41. 
Whitney, Mr. - #40 
Woodruff, Dell  (a male friend of Martin Eastabrook’s) - #8, 23, 30, 31, 32

The following people’s last names are unknown or uncertain:

_____, Ada - #18, 20, 22, 26, 38 
_____, Anna - # 16  (also see Anna LaMent) 
_____, Carrie - #38  (Possibly Carrie Avery) 
_____, Eddie (Van Gilder?) - #15 
_____, Ella - #37, 39  (probably Ella M. Stevens, which see.) 
_____, Harry - #37  (possibly Ella Stevens’ relative – also possibly the Harry
    below) 
_____, Harry - #13, 19  (Eva’s student) 
_____, Henry - #19  (Eva’s student) 
_____, Ida - #8, 35  (probably the same as “Ida and William”- Burrows) 
_____, John - #5, 14, 27, 32  (could be the same as John Lyons above) 
_____, Lyon - #5 
_____, Mary - #6, 11, 14b, 18, 26, 33, 34, 40  (could this be Mary Keeler or a
    Mary Hillibrant?) 
_____, Mate(?) H. - #8  (may be the same as “Mattie,” but spelled differently) 
_____, Mont. - #15, 19, 24, 25  (a good friend of Martin N. Eastabrooks)
    (probably Montie Jones  (his father may run Jones’ Mill, #29) 
_____, Ollie - #27, 28 
_____, Sait - #25, 38, 39  (also spelled “Sate”) 
_____, Spencer - #27 

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Main ~ Table of Contents ~ Personal Names Index ~ Subject Index
Place Names Index

SUBJECT INDEX

Accidents & Tragedies - 10, 37; Carriage – 19; Horse - #5 & 13; Fire  (in
    Elmira) - #9 & 14b; Flood - #40; Hanging - #22; Train - 20, 37 
Advice – #21, 33 
Agent - #14  (possibly a county agent) 
Alliance, (Farmer’s ?) 27, 28, 30, 31; Mutual M. Alliance (M. for Music?) - #33 
Bands - Lefrantz’s [LaFrance Firefighting Equipment Company] - #3;Fred T.
    Easterbrook’s - #14, 33; Stevensville’s Brass - #8, 14, 14b, 15, 19, 22,
    27, 32, 33, 40 and mentioned in Franks’ Diary, Mar 22, 1882.  See picture
Birthdays - Eva’s - #26; Frank’s - #25 
Boarding house living - #11 
Boat race - #3 
Checkers - #26 
Children - #34  (also mentioned throughout) 
Church – [Thomas K] Beecher’s Church - #6, 26  (also spelled Beacher) 
    (Attending church is also mentioned throughout)  (also see Religious beliefs) 
Consumption – See Epilogue
Costs of things - #5, 8, 25B  (also see Tuition, and Wages) 
Death – #4, 6, 10, 13, 34 
Education – See School Work 
Elmira Business Institute – See Warner’s Commercial College 
Farmer’s Alliance – See Alliance above 
Fire Engine - #30 
Food - #5, Nuts / Nutting - #6, 7; “Hickrenuts” - #16; Oysters (usually dinners) -
    #6, 12, 14, 14b, 15, 40; Thanksgiving - #19 
Funny nightshirt story - #22, 28 
Hanging (of a man)- #22.  Also See 
Appendix
Horses – #5, 10, 12, 13, 14b, 16, 19, 27, 30  (some called: Dan, George, Kit)
    (also see Transportation) 
Hunting - #14 
Justice of Peace - #37 
Love – #4, 9, 18, 21, 22, 34; First date(?)- #26;  (Love is also found throughout
    these letters) (also see Marriage) 
Lumbering Operations - #8, 14, 37, 40; Jone’s Mill - #29.  See picture of
    Stevensville Mill (It was run by James L. Grant and later by Frank
    E. P. Eastabrook.) 
Maid - #5, 17 
Marriage - #10, 18, 24, 25, 29, 32, 33, 34  (also see Love) 
Medical Problems & Medicines - #12, 13, 15, 17, 24, 25, 26, 27, 30, 31, 32,
    34, 35, 37 (includes earaches, smallpox, lung hemorrhage, vaccinations, hair
    loss & remedies)  (also see Accidents) 
Mills – See Lumbering above 
Mittens – in many letters!  (first mentioned in #10) 
Music – Cornet - #18, 36; Tuba - #8   (also see Band, and Singing) 
Newspapers – LeRaysville Advertiser - #6; Sunday Telegram - #33 
Pictures / Photographs - #25, 25B 
Play (on stage) - #26 
Politics - #37 
Quilting - #40 
Railroads/Trains – #3, 16, 17, 20, 33, 37 
Religious beliefs - #6, 12, 22   (Attending church is also mentioned throughout) 
Salesman work - #27, 30 
School Life, Work & Events - #6, 10, 11, 13, 14b, 19, 25B, 26, 34, 35, 40, 41;
    Grades - #22; Primer - #34 
Singing - #12, 25, 36, 40 
Skating - #20 
Sleighing - #8, 25, 25B, 26, 27, 28, 30, 33; Cutter (a small sleigh) - #34 – See
    picture of one form of  “sleighing” 
Smallpox – see Medical Problems 
Spooney, a state of mind - #4 
Stagecoaches – See Transportation below 
Stores - Burrows’ - #24; Clothing - #36, Wilson’s Bricks - #40 
Sunday School  – frequently mentioned   (also see Religious beliefs) 
Synod (a council of church officials) - #5, 7 
Telegram (office) - #30 
Temperance (League) - #37 
Transportation – Car [horse drawn streetcar] - #31, 36; Carriage rides - #10, 11,
    19; a “Platform” - #4; Stagecoaches (carrying mail & people) – #5, 7, 23, 39;
    Wagon - #4, 5,  8, 40  (also see Horses and Railroads) 
Wages - #8, 10, 13, 14, 38, 40, 41 
Warner’s Commercial College  (now called the Elmira Business Institute) –
    mentioned in many of Frank’s letters. See picture.  Also See Epilogue
Washing - #12 
Weather – Cold - #3; Flood - #40; Snow - #34, 38 & in Franks’ Diary, Mar
    22, 1882 
Wedding - #18 
Weighing in - #29, 32 
West - #25, 31, 35, 37  (as in “Go West Young Man.” or as in Eva’s
    “No, Don’t!) 

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PLACE NAMES INDEX  (with 1880 populations and other information)
(major towns mentioned in the letters are bolded)

Map of Bradford County

Athens, Bradford Co., PA - #39 
Bigsby Pond is “Bixby Pond,” now called Beaver Meadows, Tuscarora Twnshp.,
    Bradford Co., PA - #37  (site of James Grant’s new lumbering job) 
Binghampton, Broome Co., NY - #14, 15 
Brooklyn, Susquehanna Co., PA - #33 
Camptown, Wyalusing Twnshp., Bradford Co., PA - #13, 14, 17, 19  (a village) 
Carbondale, Lackawanna Co. PA - #7, 13  (a large coal mining industry and
    population  in 1890 of 10,833) 
Clapper Hill, Tuscarora Twnshp., Bradford Co., PA - #38, 39, 41.  Also in
    Franks’ Diary, Nov 3, 1882.  (One of James Grant’s lumber mills was located
    there.) 
Clifford, Susquehanna Co., PA - #33 
Colorado - #27, 28  (also see Denver) 
Denver, Denver Co., Colorado - #8  (capital of Colorado and a city with a
    population of 35,629 at the time)  (also see Colorado) 
Easton, Northampton Co., PA - #30 
Elmira, Chemung Co., NY – mentioned in nearly every letter as Frank E. P.
    Eastabrook was living there  (a city with a population of 20,541) 
Fall River, Bristol Co., MA. - #10   (Ancestral home of the Grant’s and others in 
    Bradford County) 
Foster, Susquehanna Co., PA - #33 
Forksville, Sullivan Co., PA - #8, 14  (population about 150) 
Grangerville was in Rush Township, Susquehanna County, now part of the town
    of Rush - #19, 27, 40 
Great Bend, Susquehanna Co., PA - #33 
Herrick, Bradford Co., PA - #17 
Keeler-town, also called Keelersville [etc.] was where the Keelers lived at what is
    now part of Stevensville - #4  (see Keelers above) 
Lake St. Bridge, in Elmira, Chemung Co., NY - #6 
Lawsville Centre, Susquehanna Co., PA - #25 
Lehigh Valley [Rail]Road, PA - #30 
LeRaysville, Pike Twnshp., Bradford Co., PA - #6, 22, 27, 28, 34  (population
    about 375, only a few miles north of Stevensville) 
Montrose, Susquehanna Co., PA - #33 
New Milford, Susquehanna Co., PA - #14, 33 
Nicholson, Wyoming Co., PA - #33 
Pine Glen, was in in Pike Twnshp. (now Stevens), Bradford Co., between
    Stevensville, and Rushville (Susquehanna Co.), just before the county line.- #10 
Potterville, Orwell Twnsp., Bradford Co., PA - #26  (population about 160) 
Rummerfield, Bradford Co., PA - #19 
Rush, Susquehanna Co., PA - #4  (not the same as nearby “Rushville”) 
Rushville, Susquehanna Co. PA - #7, 13, 15, 17, 19, 21, 31, 34, 37, 40  (not
    the same as  nearby “Rush”) (population 100 or less in 1880) 
Scranton, Lackawanna Co., PA - #7, 9  (a large city, population 45,850) 
Southport, Chemung Co., NY - #41 
Springhill, (or Spring Hill) Bradford Co., PA - #27, 32 
Stevensville, Pike (now Stevens) Twnshp., Bradford Co., PA - in nearly every
    letter as Eva Briggs and Frank’s parents, and friends lived there  (population
    about 150)  (also see Band, Stevensville and Epilogue) 
Syracuse, Onondaga Co., NY - #33 
Towanda, Bradford Co., PA  (a town with a population of 3,814) - #7, 8, 10,
    17, 19, 20, 22, 24, 27, 39, 40 
Troy, Troy Twnshp., (western side of) Bradford Co., PA - #10 
Tuscarora Creek, Tuscarora Twnshp., Bradford Co., PA - #40 
West Clinton St., in Elmira, Chemung Co., NY - #11 
Wilkesbarre, Luzerne Co., PA - #5, 8   (a city with a population of 23,339) 
Wyalusing, Wyalusing Twnshp., Bradford Co., PA - #20, 24, 25  (population about 500)

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Letters Between Frank and Eva and Other Family Members:
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16 ~ 17 ~ 18 ~ 19 ~ 20 ~ 21 ~ 22 ~ 23 ~ 24 ~ 25 ~ 25b ~ 26 ~ 27
28 ~ 29 ~ 30 ~ 31 ~ 32 ~ 33 ~ 34 ~ 35 ~ 36 ~ 37 ~ 38 ~ 39 ~ 40 ~ 41
 
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